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How to Use Project Dashboards to Unleash Your Potential

At EPMA, we have been delivering project management excellence for nearly 15 years, crafting over 300 dashboards for clients across various industries. Central to our continued success is the adept utilization of critical data, ensuring it’s easily accessible and digestible. Transparency stands as the cornerstone in any project environment, influencing momentum, cost projections, and completion Read more about How to Use Project Dashboards to Unleash Your Potential[…]

Resource Management or lack of, can make or break your company’s project portfolio.

INTRODUCTION A project’s success rests significantly on its team, making resources one of the most important investments in the project. Yet in most cases, Resource Management is practically non-existent. How do you ensure that the right resources, are working on the right thing, at the right time? There are 2 things that must come into Read more about Resource Management or lack of, can make or break your company’s project portfolio.[…]

Focused Value of Project & Portfolio Management

Focused Value of Project & Portfolio Management

You are the Program Management Office (PMO) Director of a successful Fortune 1000 company.  You have spent years developing processes and standards to deliver projects on-time and on-budget.  You may have also introduced strategic value by implementing project/program prioritization and selection processes to support your company’s annual planning & budgeting cycle.  And you have likely Read more about Focused Value of Project & Portfolio Management[…]

Leveraging the MS Project Organizer

The ‘Organizer’ within Microsoft Project (Standard and Professional) allows one to quickly copy various Microsoft Project objects (fields, groups, filters, calendars, tables, modules, reports, and views) from one Microsoft Project file or Enterprise Project schedule to another. Learn how leveraging the MS Project Organizer will help with your templates and elements. In a Microsoft Project Read more about Leveraging the MS Project Organizer[…]

how to use deadlines in microsoft project

How To Use Deadlines in Microsoft Project

When you’re working on a project, you need to understand how your different tasks will affect when your project ends in order to reach important deadlines. To help manage those important dates, Microsoft Project offers functionality to allow Project Managers the option to enter/set a deadline for any task in the project schedule. Deadlines in Read more about How To Use Deadlines in Microsoft Project[…]

How a Business Analyst Can Succeed in Any Industry

One of the most common perceptions of being a successful business analyst when entering an industry is they need to have in-depth knowledge and expertise in that industry. Although it is beneficial, it is not the key criteria to delivering a successful project. Broadly speaking, Business Analyst encompasses a wide range of expertise that adds Read more about How a Business Analyst Can Succeed in Any Industry[…]

Project Management: Reactive vs. Proactive

It is important to make a distinction between reactive project managers and proactive project managers. In other words, the difference between a project manager and a great project manager. Often, project managers end up in their roles accidentally because they were good at the technical side of the project, or there was a gap that needed to be filled, or maybe just a wrong personal/professional decision. However, if you are one of the enthusiasts in this occupation, there are a lot of things that can be done to deliver results beyond the stakeholders’ expectations by being a proactive project manager.